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US long watched Qassem Soleimani, but feared risks of a strike

Updated : January 04, 2020 01:17 PM IST

Fears about the repercussions and reverberations of a targeted killing of Soleimani persisted throughout the administrations of President George W Bush and President Barack Obama.
General Qassem Soleimani, they calculated, was just as dangerous dead and martyred as he was alive and plotting against Americans.
Indeed, Trump’s strike against Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, thrusts Washington and Tehran into uncharted territory after months of rising tensions.
US long watched Qassem Soleimani, but feared risks of a strike

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